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Who is the course for

Do you look after young children on a regular basis? Did you realise there are differences in the way first aid should be administered to young children? If you are a new parent or grandparent, or have responsibility for the care of young children and wish to have more confidence whilst the child is in your care, this course will provide invaluable information for the first aid of children.

Course Content

The course covers how to deal with accidents and emergencies that can occur with children, including:

  • First Aid Kits
  • First Aid Priorities
  • Resuscitation - Adult, Child and Baby
  • Managing Incidents
  • Choking
  • Seizures
  • Eye and Ear Injuries
  • Fractures
  • Treatment of an unconscious casualty
  • Foreign objects
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Control of Bleeding and Shock
  • Asthma
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Childhood Illnesses including Meningitis and Febrile Convulsions
  • Regulations
  • Recording and Reporting

Study Methods

12 hours of theory and practical sessions over 2 days (6 hours per day)

How is the course assessed

Continuous individual assessment by trainer and scenarios to practice skills, as well as a multiple choice question paper

Where next - Further Studies


Where next - Job Opportunities


More Information

For more information please contact Hazel Fraser on 01895 853703.

Last updated: 12 January 2018

How to Apply

You can enrol and pay online for this course. Please click the orange Enrol Now button below.

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